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Laura G Owens on May 3rd, 2018

From Miami Herald Columnist, Leonard Pitts: (Senator Rubio) I specifically asked you three questions: “What do you stand for?” “What could Trump do to make you say, ‘Enough?’ ” and “What’s the functional difference between being a bigot and just voting for one?” You gave me cricket arias in response. So let me offer some thoughts. […]

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  Posted November 19th, 2016 on Huffington Post. My husband was worried about me as the election returns came in. “Why are you so damn calm? She’s losing in some important states and you seem fine. It’s scary.” “Because she’s going to win. I know it.” I knew it the day she announced her run. […]

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Laura G Owens on July 7th, 2017

The problem isn’t just about politics anymore, it’s about Trump, the very-bad-no-good person in the Oval Office. It’s about the impenetrable bond between Trump and his most loyal, rabid fans who refuse to see this guy as anything but their nation’s over due bad-ass savior, and a victim of a media witch hunt. Perhaps to […]

Continue reading about HuffPo: I miss the days of presidential dignity

From The Huffington Post At about 3:30 am on election night, I moved out of denial and into the bargaining stage of grief. I sat on my bathroom floor and pleaded “Please, pleeease, God, no. Do you know what this means? My daughter just voted for the first time.” About 4am, my husband came into […]

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Laura G Owens on April 6th, 2016

There was a time when if my well-intentioned friends apologized for aging racists who said atrocious stuff, just to be polite, I pretended to agree with their lovable excuses. Forgive that generation for they know not what they say! They know. A few years ago my sixty-something neighbor, a nice but tiresome lady, showed up […]

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